The show notes for Episode 21 are at http://www.eclectablog.com/2017/02/episode-21-the-plagues-of-trump-wsg-gretchen-whitmer-candidate-for-governor-in-michigan.html
David Corn at Mother Jones: Why Tom Perez Is a Strong Competitor Against Keith Ellison in the Democratic Party Race
Stat of the Week:
The biggest violators of overstaying visa are immigrants from Europe, but you never see raids, profiling of them by federal agents: pic.twitter.com/ERLbNXFVCy
— Niraj Warikoo (@nwarikoo) February 26, 2017
Associated Press: Are Immigration Raids Result of Trump Policy?
New York Times: Immigration Agents Discover New Freedom to Deport Under Trump
Patricia Laya at Bloomberg Politics: Trump Deportation Threats to Constrict Already-Tight Job Market
Callum Borchers at the Washington Post: White House blocks CNN, New York Times from press briefing hours after Trump slams media
Paul Farhi at the Washington Post: CNN, New York Times, other media barred from White House briefing
LOLGOP at Eclectablog: Why does the GOP want to cut the super rich’s taxes while raising taxes on the middle class?
Topher Spiro and Harry Stein at the Center for American Progress: Why the Emerging Bill to Repeal the Affordable Care Act Will Fail
INTERVIEW: Gretchen Whitmer on Twitter: @GretchenWhitmer
Gretchen Whitmer for Michigan website: GretchenWhitmer.com
Detroit Free Press: Civil rights panel: Flint water crisis linked to ‘systemic racism’
Intro and Outro music: Zoolookologie by Jean-Michel Jarre from the album Zoolook.
The Sit and Spin Room logo by Anne C. Savage.